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This weather man was cool as ice reading this long city name

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It is a town in Wales and to the uncultured eye can look like the random mashing of the keyboard.

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch is an actual town in Wales.

And no, I didn't fall asleep on the keyboard. Nor is it a typo error.

And if you think remembering the spelling of it is difficult, try pronouncing it.

A video of a weatherman, Liam Dutton, in the UK pronouncing the 58-character name of this village live has gone viral.



Now, how many tries before you perfect it?

Here's a video to help you.



The name means Saint Mary's Church In A Hollow Of White Hazel Near The Swirling Whirlpool Of The Church Of Saint Tysilio With A Red Cave.

It was given a longer name in the 19th Century in an attempt to develop it as a tourist centre.

This is not the longest name of a place in the world though.

That honour belongs to New Zealand's...(deep breath)


And yes, we had to shrink the font for it to fit on the page.


Sources: Business Insider



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